Today I am going to introduce you to a makeup brand I recently discovered and have been trying out for a while! SAM MARCEL Cosmetics – The story of this brand is amazing, inspired by a little girl fighting cancer, Sam Marcel was created to empower – the main focus being -affordable and safe ingredients 😊 The Sam Marcel products are not tested on animals, 100% cruelty-free, gluten and paraben free, and vegan.
Let’s check out some of their products.
That Glow Glow Highlight Palette
That Glow Glow Highlight Palette has six highlight shades, all of these are jam-packed with pearl pigments for a super shiny highlight.. just the way I like it! I like that the pans are quite big compared to other highlighter palettes… this allows you to comfortably take the product without mixing shades. And yes I love the names given to the shades – it adds to the French touch!
As you see the highlights are super strong and even on my dark skin the shades stay the same as in the pan. My personal fav is the shade “très chic”!
Les Debut Neutral Eyeshadow Palette
I don’t say this often, but I would say this is a must-have palette – the shades are beautiful, very pigmented and in matte, satin and iridescent textures. The shades of this universal palette are well chosen to suit all skin types.
As you can see from the swatches again, the shades are really pigmented!
The liquid lipsticks come in a very beautiful shade range, the packaging is pretty and the applicator of the lipstick is very precise.
The only negative point for these lipsticks like any other matte lipsticks, they tend to get dry, prep your lips well before application to avoid an uncomfortable feeling. For touch ups, I advise to take off the lipstick completely and reapply.
The lipsticks come in matte and satin finishes. As you can see the shades are a great mix of classics and trendy. The packaging is pretty, with a magnetic cap that keeps the lipstick well covered and secure.
The lipstick texture is very stable and the color is really intense as you will see in the swatches.
Crush or No Crush?
All in all the Sam Marcel products are great for their price, the products stay true to the claims made. The only product I am disappointed about is the Matte Liquid Lipstick – which has beautiful intense colors and a great velvet matte finish – but are too dry 😦 I hope they will rectify this in the formula.
That’s all for today guys, I hope you enjoyed discovering Sam Marcel with me, my next Blogpost is a look using these products 😉 stay tuned for it and SUBSCRIBE for updates on all our articles. For daily updates follow us on Instagram – Click Here.
Article by: Mellissa Fernandes | Makeup Artist | 🇫🇷